Fast-growing Rhode Island Airport Corporation has added six new airline carriers and 17 nonstop destinations. 

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

It’s been a good year for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) and the future looks bright. RIAC is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of six state-owned airports in Rhode Island: T.F. Green, Block Island, Newport, North Central, Quonset and Westerly. It also supervises the state’s civil airports, landing areas, navigation facilities, air schools and flying clubs. 

Port of MontrealThe Port of Montreal’s location and diverse business bring it to the forefront of non-ocean-based ports.

By Jim Harris, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

For the Port of Montreal, the size of the ships it can accommodate is less important than the services it can provide those vessels. “There’s an ongoing debate about whether ports can survive without being able to handle mega-ships,” says Tony Boemi, vice president of development and growth for the Montreal Port Authority, the port’s operator. “Personally, I don’t think it’s a question of the size of the vessel as much as the entire logistics chain that matters.


Mammoet’s new Texas branch will increase its focus on crane services.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Some might immediately name “equipment” as the key factor in lifting, transporting, installing and decommissioning large structures, but Mammoet takes a different outlook. “We have a lot of really awesome equipment, but that’s not what makes a company,” Pierre Mille declares.

Port FreeportPort Freeport invests in improvements to meet the demands of its partners while ensuring its well positioned for future growth. 

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Port Freeport is poised to grow substantially with new public/private joint venture projects because of its available land for development and proximity to the ocean. The port says $60 billion to $90 billion of new pipeline and petrochemical plant projects are being built in Texas and in the region, and it is preparing for increased business through expansion and improvement projects. 

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